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'13 TX OT Dwayne Johnson (Verbal to Nebraska)

Discussion in 'University of Colorado Recruiting Archive' started by Buffnik, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Bellaire H.S. (Houston, TX)

    Ht: 6-foot-6
    Wt: 275 lbs
    40: 5.2 secs

    Rivals rating: 3*-5.5rr; unranked OT
    Scout rating: 3*; #60 OG
    ESPN rating: 3*-78 grade; #42 OT
    247s rating: 3*-87 rating; #43 OT

    Reported Offers: COLORADO, Arkansas, Baylor, Kansas, Nebraska, North Texas, Purdue, SMU, Tulsa, UTEP, Washington State
     
  2. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    If Mr. Johnson signs with the Buffs, he'll have to take on the moniker of his namesake -- The Rock.

    Big dude with some nice, quick feet.
     
  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    When I posted this profile, I wondered who would be the first idot to post a quote, vid or pic from The Rock.

    I shouldn't have wondered. :lol:
     
  5. Jaximus

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    Yeah, I really can't wait to replace that "pancake" stat with "laid the smack down on his candy ass"
     
  6. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    OK. Let's keep in mind that this is a recruit thread. If you feel a burning need to talk about men in tights, do it in the Pub.
     
  7. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    :lol: fair enough... he gets to the next level pretty quick
     
  8. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm really impressed with how well he moves and is able to handle the Center position at 6'6". Maybe he played a lot of basketball or something. You usually don't see that.
     
  9. Liver

    Liver modded mod Club Member Junta Member

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    it would be good a pull another quality lineman out of texas--- we've had some good ones over the years. it looks like he can move and he has a mean streak: both are excellent qualities.

    fingers crossed!
     
  10. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Your finger is not crossed.
     
  11. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    Where is Bellaire? Have we ever had any other players from that school?

    He looks quick on his feet
     
  12. J.R. Ewing

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    Bellaire is the "good" Houston public high school that you want your child zoned to. Hasn't produced a ton of football talent relative to other schools. However Dennis and Randy Quaid both graduated from there.....
     
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    Good size on him. At 6'6", what do you think he has the frame to play at? 300? 325?
     
  14. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    so did my uncle
     
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    Is Kanavis taking the lead on this kid?
     
  16. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I haven't heard, but that's a safe assumption since he's lead recruiter for the Houston area.
     
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    Adam is reporting that this dude is leaning CU:

    "Houston (Texas) Bellaire lineman Dwayne Johnson admits he has been tempted to commit to #CUBuffs: http://t.co/LKxbgEdO #Buffs #BuffStampede"
     
  18. Jaximus

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    The Rock is gonna lay the smackdown on your candy ass! The Rock is gonna go down Know Your Role Boulevard, hang that right at Jabroni Drive, and proceed to check your candy ass in at the Smackdown Hotel. Know you role and shut your mouth. If you smell... what the Rock is cookin'!
     
  19. J.R. Ewing

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    I wonder if Dwayne has a middle name that he likes?
     
  20. sliderNcider

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    Bump for bumps sake
     
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    CU is really loading up on the OL. Last year it was DL, this year it looks liike OL....
     
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    article suggests we are just about full but are willing to make an exception for certain players.
     
  24. leftybuff

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    Five OL is a pretty big OL class. Add in another and it is, dare I say it, jumbo.....
     
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    Interesting article...
     
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    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Welp, see ya...

    http://colorado.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1396492
     
  27. Ozbuff

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    Can't say I know much about SMU's academics, but I'm surprised that he's concluded it's better than CU. I imagine it would depend a lot on what he plans to study. Hopefully it's not a case of negative recruiting by other schools labelling CU a party school.
     
  28. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    There's a lot of "conventional wisdom" in Texas based on state pride that isn't always based in reality. For example, Texas kids are told that Baylor is the equivalent of Stanford for academics. SMU, by extension, would be like going to USC.
     
  29. J.R. Ewing

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    ^This. It may also be that our staff has backed off with a full O-line class, and he's rationalising his decision for SMU or Purdue.
     
  30. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    In terms of threat to students that's actually a true statement. You could get kilt!
     

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